Is there a connection between infected teeth and stress?

13. January 2010  
Filed in Mouth

Question:

You know that stress can cause bad teeth. There exist studies that demonstrate the relationship the other way around – that one or more bad ( infected ) tooth/teeth can be the cause of stressymptomer in the form of dizziness, visual disturbances, and difficulty concentrating.

Gitte

Answer:

Dear Gitte,

Interesting question, know not, however, something to the studies you mention, or studies that would demonstrate the existence of a relationship the other way around. However, infections around the teeth can affect one's almenbefindende.

Hope you can use my answer.

With kind regards

Dentist Joan Olsen

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